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Terrasat Communications awarded US$21 million for innovative BUC solutions

Terrasat Communications, a leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions for satellite communication systems, announced that is has receive two awards valued at US$21 million. The first award for an HTS (high throughput satellite) provider will replace aging TWTA amplifiers with Terrasat’s new high-powered phase combined IBUC’s (intelligent block up converters).

The second award for a military systems integrator will utilize Terrasat’s new and improved GaN based IBUC’s that now support multiple carrier transmission. High power Ku and C-band BUC’s will be deployed along with Terrasat’s new cyber hardened M&C (monitoring and control) for secure communications. Also included in the order is our new light weight IBUC 3G, perfect for manpack and small aperture terminals.

The IBUC is an integrated BUC with a solid state power amplifier (SSPA) that enables satcom operators to install, configure, and monitor with confidence. The intelligent BUC is used for commercial applications, military and government solutions, and within critical infrastructure environments.

“We continue to expand in the SSPA market with new solutions and are pleased to receive these to significant orders,” said Bob Hansen, Vice-President Global Sales and Marketing, Terrasat Communications. “We appreciate the confidence that these customers have shown in our products.”

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